David Butler© Hugh Nutt
A trip to a major retailer’s annual farming conference proved illuminating. With unprecedented competition from the discounters, mainstream retailers are raising the bar to stay competitive. Food “integrity” is the latest buzzword and, unsurprisingly, retailers want to micromanage their supply chain to protect their brand. See also: Read more from our Arable Farmer Focus writers There is also a growing awareness the food system needs to integrate better with national health policy. The UK was recently proclaimed to be the […]